Mexico rejects US proposal to send Mexican asylum seekers to Guatemala
07 January, 2020, 11:25 am
Last modified: 07 January, 2020, 11:31 am
Migrants from Central America, sent back to Mexico to wait for their asylum court hearing under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), take part in a traditional Mexican "posada" or holiday party at Casa del Migrante shelter in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico December 23, 2019/Reuters
Mexico rejected on Monday a US proposal by which Mexicans seeking asylum in the United States could be sent to Guatemala, the foreign ministry said in a statement, adding that it was working with authorities to offer "better options".
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